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Edinburgh Famous Underground Ghost Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the graveyards of Greyfriars Kirkyard and St. Giles’ Cathedral with your guide
  • Visit subterranean caves and tunnels normally closed to the public
  • Uncover 18th-century archways and underground vaults deep below the streets of Edinburgh
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Edinburgh Famous Underground Ghost Tour
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Overview
At street level, Edinburgh is a peaceful and pretty city—but the subterranean tunnels below tell an entirely different story. On this ghostly walking tour, explore historic sites including Greyfriars Kirkyard and St. Giles’ Cathedral with your enthusiastic guide, and hear chilling tales of murder and revenge. Delve down into underground caverns normally closed to the public, and learn of Edinburgh’s grim and gruesome past.
What to Expect
When darkness falls over Scotland’s ancient capital, make your way to the historic Royal Mile to meet your entertaining guide and begin your underground ghost tour.
Follow your guide through the Old Town’s shadowy lanes and cobbled courtyards, and take in top attractions including Greyfriars Kirkyard—considered among the most haunted cemeteries in the world—and St. Giles’ Cathedral.
Along the way, hear haunting tales of crime and punishment dating back through the centuries, and keep watch for otherworldly sightings of ghosts and ghouls.
Next, head down into Edinburgh’s subterranean caverns with your guide. Discover 18th-century archways, hidden doorways, and underground vaults, and hear spine-tingling tales from beyond the grave.
When your time in the undergrounds tunnels comes to an end, return to the Old Town to conclude your walking tour.
Reviews (74)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Smart and Spooky

Our tour guide was amazing. (She also dealt with unexpected bagpipes very well.) The stories were creepy and historically accurate. For the price, it was a great ghost tour.

Thank SarahxAnn
786beccap, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Glad you enjoyed yourselves! If you remember your guides name you can let us know at info@cityofedinburghtours.com

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Absolutely fantastic!

Definitely do this tour! I always love spending time down in the vaults whenever I come to Edinburgh (have you guys ever thought of creating an annual pass? Surely I wouldn't be the only one to buy one). These tours are an activity you can...More

Thank RockandRowell
786beccap, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your recommendation, we'll definitely consider it! David will be so glad you enjoyed yourself!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Do not miss!

We decided to do this tour without any expectations, but we ended very satisfy! Our guide, John, was extremely professional and funny at the same time, it was a lovely creepy tour though the Old Town’s secrets. We will recomend it to our friends!

Thank LuLeLuV
786beccap, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're so glad you enjoyed this tour. Thank you for your excellent review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Loved it!

It was both a spooky and a historical tour. I learnt a lot about Edinburgh's history in this tour. The scary stories, and places were terrifying to me. It was just fantastic, the guide, Dr. Knox, was very funny and friendly.

Thank Dashne S
Becca P, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dr Knox will be glad to know you had a good time! Thanks for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant!

This was the first time my partner and I had been on a walk of any type, and this was probably the best way to start! Our guide (I think her name was Amy, I'm sorry if it's wrong!) was absolutely lovely, and you could...More

Thank s0phiemell0r
Becca P, Public Relations Manager at City of Edinburgh Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Amy will be glad to know that you enjoyed yourselves! Thanks for your review.

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